Goruchikkudu Kaya With Peanut Podi Recipe – Cluster Beans With Peanut

Goruchikkudu Kaya which is the name for cluster beans in Telugu is a healthy and nutritious legume. It is known as Gavar in hindi, Kothavarangai in Tamil. It is a popular vegetable and goes well with both rice and roti.   Gawar Phali (Kothavarangai / Cluster beans), Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali), Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder, Garlic, Oil, Salt   250 grams Gawar Phali (Kothavarangai / Cluster beans) , chopped 3/4 cup Roasted Peanuts (Moongphali) , roasted 1 teaspoon Kashmiri Red Chilli Powder 3 cloves Garlic , roughly chopped 1 tablespoon Oil Salt , to taste     15   20     To begin making the Goruchikkudu Kaya With Peanut Podi Recipe, first wash and chop cluster beans and keep aside.Heat a thick bottom pan and if you are using whole peanuts with the husk then roast the peanuts on medium flame until the peanuts turn golden brown. This will take about 10 minutes.Cool, remove skin and transfer to a grinder. You can also use store bought roasted peanuts.Along with the peanuts, add the garlic, chilli powder and salt and blend to make a coarse powder. Keep this roasted peanut podi / powder by the side.Heat oil in  a Kadai or wok and add the cluster beans. Sprinkle some salt, 2 to 3 tablespoons of water and cover the pan and cook the Goruchikkudu kaya on medium heat until the cluster beans are tender and cooked through.It will take about 5 minutes.After the beans are cooked add the peanut podi masala to the beans and mix well. Stir the Goruchikkudu kaya With Peanut Podi for a minute on the flame and then switch of the heat. Check the salt and adjust according to taste. Once done, transfer the Goruchikkudu kaya to a serving bowl and serve hot.Goruchikkudu Kaya With Peanut Podi is a simple and delicious South Indian recipe and you can serve it with Thakkali Vengaya Sambar ,Steamed Rice or Roti with a bowl of curd.